Pedestrian Crosswalk Accidents Archives - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Does the End of Daylight Savings Time Put Virginia Pedestrians at Risk?

There is no shortage of reports and studies that document a yearly increase in motor vehicle accidents during the evening hours after the autumnal transition to standard time from daylight saving time. While the early onset of twilight and a shift in the position of the setting sun create visual difficulties for both Virginia pedestrians…

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Hit-and-Run Driver Fatally Struck Pedestrian on Norfolk, VA Sidewalk

Three days after a deadly pedestrian crash, police in Norfolk, Virginia (VA) continue searching for the hit-and-driver involved. The fatal collision happened in the 2400 block of Tidewater Drive/VA-168. Authorities received the call at around 8:20 pm on June 24, 2022. According to police, the at-fault driver ran up onto the sidewalk near the intersection…

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